Riley on Muñoz: Key player for us on both offense and defense ... Looking at Sarah as an upperclassman who can control the game through her attack ... We need consistency and aggressiveness from her throughout the entire year.
2006: Played in all 31 matches, starting 29 ... Led the team in kills nine times ... Had double-digit kills in 20 matches and double-digit digs in 18, including a team-high 13 double-doubles ... Finished second on the team in kills (349), kills per game (2.98) and digs (312) ... Third on the team with 33 service aces ... Tied a career-high 21 kills against Clemson ... Hit a career-high .483 against NC State ... Tied a career-high three service aces three times ... Dished out a career-high four assists at Auburn ... Named to Auburn/Mizuno Challenge All-Tournament Team ... Selected to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2005: Led the team in kills with 356 (3.46 per game), playing in 103 games ... Third on the team in digs, totaling 272 (2.64 per game) ... Led the team with 29 service aces ... Had 40 blocks (three solo) and 18 assists ... Had double figures in kills 19 times ... Recorded double figures in digs 11 times ... Set a career-high with 21 digs against Duke ... Had a high of four blocks against Oregon State ... Tallied a career-high three service aces in her first game of the season against Georgetown, and tied it against Boston College ... Virginia Tech Athlete of the Week for the week of Sept. 10.
High School: A prep All-American at Santa Fe Christian High School, starting four years for Coach Diane Pascua ... As a junior, led her team to a Division V California State Championship, with a runner-up finish her senior and sophomore years ... Named to state championship all-tournament team her junior and senior years ... Named a National Christian School All-American ... A four-time all-academic team selection ... Played for the Epic Volleyball Club.
Personal: Sarah Ana Muñoz was born Feb. 20, 1987, in LaJolla, Calif. ... Is the daughter of Jose and Lindy Muñoz ... Has two sisters, Mary and Rachel ... An interdisciplinary studies major, minoring in psychology and humanities and the arts.